Maple Apple Roasted Turkey

This recipe was prepared and served at a special apple-themed event for students at Brandeis University in October 2021.

1 lb turkey breast

2 T apple cider

2 T maple syrup

2 T brown sugar

Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place turkey on a roasting rack in pan with 1/4″ deep water.

Season with salt and pepper. Cover pan with parchment and foil.

In small saucepan combine apple cider, maple syrup, and brown sugar. Simmer 5 minutes.

Roast turkey in oven 45 minutes.

Remove from oven, baste with 1/3 of the glaze, then return to the oven for an additional 20 minutes.

Repeat, and return to oven for 10 minutes.

Repeat with remaining 1/3 glaze, then return to oven until internal temperature reaches 165ºF.

Let rest 10 minutes before carving into thin slices.